The Governor of the Novosibirsk region Vladimir Gorodetsky
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NOVOSIBIRSK, September 26. /TASS/. The Governor of the Novosibirsk region Vladimir Gorodetsky did not comment on earlier media reports about his imminent resignation. This decision, if adopted, should be made by the President, said the head of the region on Tuesday to journalists.
“I was appointed by the President, then I got the confidence of the people. The President did not comment, what to comment? Bad happened [practice]. Political scientists call names – it’s not polite. Comes rotation time, and the President announces his decision. Not for me to judge. I work with pleasure. Gossip, rumors – it is not my credo is to comment on rumors,” – said Gorodetsky.
On Sunday, the newspaper “Kommersant” and other media published the information with reference to unnamed sources about the early resignations of heads of regions. According to mass media, the change of governors in the Ivanovo, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Murmansk, Novosibirsk, Omsk oblasts, Nenets Autonomous district (NAO), as well as in the Krasnoyarsk and Altai territories will take place this week.
First the resignation of the Governor of the Samara region – has already taken place on Monday.